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Old 10-28-2004, 04:48 AM
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Excellent photos. Marie-Astrid is one probably the most underrated royal beauty out there. And Marie-Christine is already quite the lovely young woman as well. And the rest of the children are adorable too. Apples that didn´t fall far from the tree as it were.
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Old 10-28-2004, 08:45 AM
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HI & RH mean his/her imperial and royal highness, right?
Yes, HI & RH means His or Her Imperial and Royal Highness, all the Archdukes /esses of Austria have this tittle.
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Old 10-28-2004, 11:10 AM
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Is that one of her sons sitting next to her? Looks like he was a bit fidgety waiting for Mom to do her thing
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Old 10-28-2004, 11:34 AM
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Is that one of her sons sitting next to her? Looks like he was a bit fidgety waiting for Mom to do her thing
It is cerainly Prince Christophe (born in 1988) considering this photos of 1993 on which he is 5 years old!:)
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Old 10-31-2004, 04:22 AM
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Photos of Princess Marie Astrid's children (1994) V

Here is a photo series of 2.2.1994. It's the day of Prince Christoph's 6th birthday. The photos are really beautiful as you will see!:)
Prine Imre is wearing a blue dress, Christoph is wearing a red dress and Alexander a yellow one. Princess Marie-Christine is so sweet on these photos!!

1. and 2. the happy family celebrating Christoph's birthday
3. on the sofa with marmots
4. Christoph unpacks his presents
5. and 6. other gorgeous photos with marmots:o
7.and 8. Christoph and Alexander playing telephone (funny pictures)
9. Christoph unpacks another present

Note: Princess Marie Astrid was pregnant in the eight month of Princess Gabriella (who was born the 26.3.1994)!!!!
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Old 10-31-2004, 06:49 AM
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And now the remaining pictures of 2.2.1994


10. the children outside in the garden
11. a walking family
12. a family picture
13. Marie Christine with her marmot
14. Marie Christine with bow and arrow
15. one funny picture:)
16. three swinging princes
17. little Prince Alexander
18. another funny picture:)
19. one picture of 8.8.1994

I hope you enjoy these pictures!:)
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Old 10-31-2004, 06:42 PM
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that photo of father and daughter is funny indeed. Like the photo of Alexander too. Cute.
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Princess Marie Astrid's youth IV

I've found some more photos of little Princess Marie Astrid:

1. with newborn Prince Henri (our recent Grand Duke)
2. a happy little Marie Astrid
3. a little bit envious
4. I love this picture; especially because Josephine-Charlotte looks so happy and beautiful at this picture
5.to7. with the newborn twins the 15th May 1957: Princesse Margaretha and Prince Jean (who has the same name as his father!)
8. Princess Marie Astrid is practising babysitting on a doll:)
9. an happy family picture
10. a picture of 1960

I hope you enjoy these photos!:)



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Old 11-04-2004, 01:37 PM
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Wonderful pictures drimal. Thanks for sharing them.
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Old 11-08-2004, 04:56 AM
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Princess Marie Astrid's youth V

Some more pictures of the young Princess Marie Astrid:

1. from 1962
2. during the ceremony of accession to the throne of Grand Duke Jean in 1964
3.to 5. other pictures from 1964
6.to 9. photos from 1968 (they were the first colour photos of the Grand Dukal family!!)
10. this is a photo that I've made from a book!:)


Note: Grand Duke Jean accessed to the throne the 12th November 1964 after Grand Duchess Charlotte abdicted!
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I notice in most of thefamily pictures of her youth Marie-Astrid is not smiling.
I wonder why that is. Is she known to be an unusually serious person?
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Old 11-10-2004, 04:19 AM
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Princess Marie Astrid's youth VI

1. a picture that was taken during a winter holiday in Gstaad from the year 1972 (I took it from a book)
2. the family in 1973
3. Princess Marie Astrid in 1976
4. a black and white photo of 1977
5. a colour picture of 1977
6. beautiful Princess Marie Astrid in 1978
7.and 8. pictures from 1978 (I took them from a book)
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Old 11-12-2004, 04:27 AM
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Princess Marie Astrid's youth VII

1. with her grandmother Grand Duchess Charlotte
2. she's the one with the baby at the middle of the picture
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1. Marie-Astrid when she was younger
2. very sweet pic of Marie-Astrid and Carl Christian
3. Marie-Astrid when she was younger
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Wait, when was this taken? How long did they know each other before they got married?
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Old 11-15-2004, 05:01 AM
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Princess Marie Astrid's youth VII

Note: I have found some more pictures of little Princess Marie Astrid on my computer I want to show in this thread!:)
And of course I have also some more pictures of her daughters.

Hope you enjoy all these pictures!:)


1.to 3. baby Marie Astrid with her parents Grand Duke Jean and Grand Duchess Josephine-Charlotte (gorgeous pictures:o !)
4.little Princess Marie Astrid with brother Henri (before 1958)
5.little Princess Marie Astrid with newborn Prince Henri (1955)
6.a funny picture of both little children
7. Princess Marie Astrid and brother Henri with Grand Duchess Josephine Charlotte
8. with her mother and her brother
9. a really sweet picture with newborn Prince Henri and her lucky mother!:)
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Old 11-18-2004, 10:09 AM
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Princess Marie Astrid's youth VIII

I have other lovely and gorgeous pictures for you of the little Princess Marie Astrid:

1. in 1957 with her grandmother Grand Duchess Charlotte
2. with brother Henri looking at the newborn twins Margaretha and Jean :o
3. with her mother and her brother Henri in 1959
4. a family picture of 1963 (sorry it's a little dark )
5.to 7. during the ceremony of accession to the throne of Grand Duke Jean on 12th November 1964
8. a picture of Princess Marie Astrid and her brother Henri with bicycles from 1964 (lovely picture!)
9.and 10. Princess Marie Astrid with her siblings on 26.7.1968

Note: With almost 177 pictures my thread has certainly one of the largest and most beautiful picture collection on the royal forums!
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Vacation Pictures I (Côte d'Azur 13.7.1992)

I have three beautiful pictures for you of Princess Marie Astrid, (actual) Grand Duke Henri and (actual) Grand Duchess Maria Teresa in vacation on the Côte d'Azur.

1. and 2. lovely pic on the beach
3. Marie Astrid and Henri rather sporty
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And now a description of the pictures:

1. a beach picture of 13.7.1994 (with Marie Astrid, Grand Duke Jean, Maria Teresa and Henri and the boy must be Louis, the son of Henri and Maria Teresa)
2. I love this picture of 13.7.1994: Marie Astrid, Henri and Maria Teresa seems so relaxed:o

The other pictures are all from 9.8.1994:

3. on the beach
4.and 5. in the water
6. Princess Marie Astrid with flippers :p
7. Princess Marie Astrid and Grand Duchess Josephine Charlotte in the water, but what is Grand Duke Jean doing? Sleeping ?
8. another picture of the family in the Mediterranean Sea

Note: a) It must be the same vacation (13.7.1994 /9.8.1994), but I'm not sure

b) I was on the Côte d'Azur two years ago and I must admit that the water most colder than I thought. Do you know that the Mediterranean Sea has a temperature in a certain deep of 14 degrees and this temperature is constant to the floor. So if there is an unfavourable current the water can become quite cold on the surface too.
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I think the boy is one of Marie-Astrid sons because is so blonde like Alexander or Imre. Also Luxembourg Princes (the sons of Henri) aren't blonde.
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